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Holotrichia comosa (Harvey) F.Schmitz

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Genus Holotrichia

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Holotrichia comosa (Harvey) F.Schmitz

 

Publication details
Holotrichia comosa (Harvey) F.Schmitz in Schmitz & Falkenberg 1897: 450, fig. 252B,C

Published in: Schmitz, F. & Falkenberg, P. (1897). Rhodomelaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 421-480. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Holotrichia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Alsidium comosum Harvey

Type information
Type locality: "The Vasse" (near Busselton), Western Australia (Womersley 2003: 261). Holotype: TCD, Herb. Harvey (Womersley 2003: 261).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Alsidium comosum Harvey 1863

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Occurs in relatively deep water in areas of moderate water movement (Womersley 2003: 261).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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